Cedillo to Unveil Pedestrian Safety Improvements

Cedillo to Unveil Pedestrian Safety Improvements

August 19, 2016

MEDIA ALERT
Cedillo to Unveil Pedestrian Safety Improvements
Making it safer for those walking between Castelar Elementary School and Alpine Recreation Center

Los Angeles—In an effort to increase pedestrian safety along Yale Street for those walking to and from Castelar Elementary School and the Alpine Recreation Center, Councilmember Cedillo has completed pedestrian safety improvements to benefit the residents and visitors of Chinatown. Project elements along this high pedestrian area include: curb extensions, a landscaped median island, curb ramps, and continental crosswalks. Funding for the project was made possible by an Active Transportation Program Grant ($690K) from the federal government.

WHAT: Pedestrian Safety Improvements Unveiling & Ribbon Cutting

WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo, Council District 1
Nazario Sauceda, Director Bureau of Street Services
Seleta Reynolds, General Manager Department of Transportation
Martin Wong, President Friends & Alumni of Castelar Elementary School

WHEN: Monday, August 22 at 10:30am

WHERE: Project Site, Yale Street (Between Alpine Street and College Street, 90012)

Councilmember Gil Cedillo currently represents the 1st Council District, which includes all or parts of the neighborhoods of Glassell Park, Cypress Park, Highland Park, Mt. Washington, Solano Canyon, Sycamore Grove, Elysian Park, Echo Park, Westlake, Angelino Heights, Temple Beaudry, Lafayette Park, Chinatown, Forgotten Edge, Lincoln Heights, Montecito Heights, Pico Union, Adams-Normandie, University Park, Mid Cities and Mac Arthur Park.

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